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I will deal with those behind the missing act- Health Minister

I will deal with those behind the missing act- Health Minister

Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena said that he will take action against the person in the legal draftsman’s office who has taken the file containing...
TNA wants a bloodbath - Wimal

TNA wants a bloodbath - Wimal

Statements made by several Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MPs that they will field a candidate and will remove all Buddha statues from North after his victory...
India suspend all tours with West Indies and will take legal action

India suspend all tours with West Indies and will take legal action

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced that all bilateral tours with the West Indies have been suspended and confirmed it will be initiating...
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum 5 years' jail for culpable homicide of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum 5 years' jail for culpable homicide of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a maximum of five years in jail for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The...
Roshan Mahanama is Fourth Match Referee to Officiate in 200 ODIs

Roshan Mahanama is Fourth Match Referee to Officiate in 200 ODIs

A former captain and member of the Sri Lanka squad that won the 1996 ICC Cricket World Cup, Mahanama represented his country in 52 Tests and 213 ODIs between...
Under Fire from All Quarters, Kaththi Producers to Remove Name from Credits

Under Fire from All Quarters, Kaththi Producers to Remove Name from Credits

On a day when their sternest resolve was put to a litmus test, Lyca Productions represented by a battle-worn K Karunamoorthy, ended up giving in. Vijay-starrer...
JVP ready to launch a series of strikes

JVP ready to launch a series of strikes

Trade unions affiliated to Janatha VImukthi Peramuna (JVP) will launch a series of strikes if their demands are not by October 24. The JVP affiliated trade...
450 000 Sri Lankans tested for AIDS in 2014

450 000 Sri Lankans tested for AIDS in 2014

National STD/AIDS Control Programme (NSACP) has checked the blood samples of 450 000 Sri Lankans to determine whether they have contracted HIV in the first...
Sri Lanka to contest European Union's delisting of LTTE as terrorist organisation

Sri Lanka to contest European Union's delisting of LTTE as terrorist organisation

Sri Lanka's EU Ambassador Rodney Perera is to travel to Strasbourg on Monday to attend the EU parliament's plenary session and to mobilise two key committees,...
Two Heroin Peddlers from Lanka Held

Two Heroin Peddlers from Lanka Held

In an inter-state joint police operation, the anti-narcotics wing of the Delhi Police and the Chennai city police nabbed two Sri Lankans and a Chennai...
'Lifting of Curbs May Help Revival of LTTE'

'Lifting of Curbs May Help Revival of LTTE'

The European Union Court’s annulment of the EU’s ban on the LTTE will help revive the separatist and terrorist outfit in Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern...
UNP and TNA behind lifting ban on LTTE - Wimal

UNP and TNA behind lifting ban on LTTE - Wimal

National Freedom Party (NFF) today alleged that the United National Party (UNP) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) had supported the lifting of European...
Sri Lankan arrested with foreign currency notes

Sri Lankan arrested with foreign currency notes

A 48 year old Sri Lankan male who attempted to smuggle foreign currency worth over 4 million to Dubai, in two packets concealed in his rectum, was arrested...
EU court cancels Tamil Tiger sanctions on technicality

EU court cancels Tamil Tiger sanctions on technicality

EU judges struck down anti-terrorism sanctions imposed on the Tamil Tigers by the European Union, citing a technicality, but said on Thursday that the...
Uva PC ministers swear in

Uva PC ministers swear in

Anura Widanagamage, Kumarasiri Rathnayake, Senthil Thondaman and Chamara Sampath Dasanayake swore in as ministers of the Uva Provincial Council a short...
Foreigners can't visit North without Defence Min approval

Foreigners can't visit North without Defence Min approval

Foreigners who wish to visit the North will need prior approval from the Defence Ministry, said Military spokesperson Brigadier RuwanWanigasooriya at a...
M.N. Ranasinghe new Immigration Controller

M.N. Ranasinghe new Immigration Controller

Immigration Controller, Chulananda Perera had tendered his resignation on Tuesday and has been replaced by M.N. Ranasinghe. Ranasinghe, formerly IED’s...
Special IDs work hotel workers

Special IDs work hotel workers

The Colombo Municipal Council are to issue a special identification card to 5500 persons who work in food outlets in Colombo.


Defence Secretary at Manning Market

Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Manning Market yesterday (15.) The Urban Development Authority (UDA) under Rajapaksa is to modernize the area in the future.

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Japan PM meets MR


President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe held bilateral discussions yesterday (Sep. 7) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

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Namal trying to re-energize SLFP youth

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A meeting to energize the SLFP youth wing in Hiniduma was held on July 8 under the leadership of Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa. MPs Piyasena Gamage, Shehan Semasinghe, Udith Lokubandara, Manusha Nanayakkara and provincial councilors Randima Gamage and Kanchana Wijesekara also participated. Read more...

Against racism - Movement of Equal Rights distribute leaflets

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Movement of Equal Rights organized a leaflet distributing campaign and a banner signing campaign against racism and communal-ism on 3rd July in front of the Fort Railway Station. Pl find the attachments for images of the event. Read more...

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Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Stylish Marketer 2014, the annual fashion show of the University of Kelaniya was held recently. A number...


Cricket

India suspend all tours with West Indies and will take legal action

India suspend all tours with West Indies and will take legal action

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced that all bilateral tours with the West Indies...
Roshan Mahanama is Fourth Match Referee to Officiate in 200 ODIs

Roshan Mahanama is Fourth Match Referee to Officiate in 200 ODIs

A former captain and member of the Sri Lanka squad that won the 1996 ICC Cricket World Cup, Mahanama...
Asian Games: Two Sri Lankan athletes missing in South Korea

Asian Games: Two Sri Lankan athletes missing in South Korea

Two Sri Lankan sportsmen were missing from their Asian Games village and believed to have run away looking...
Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the second test against England by 100 runs. JM Anderson who held on for 55 balls got out...
Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka have never won a Test series in England, but they are closing in on a magnificent achievement...

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UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa did not attend the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) May Day rally, which surprised many. NFF, a constituent party of the UPFA, has always attended...
Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....

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BBDO crowned Network of the Year at Spikes 2014

BBDO crowned Network of the Year at Spikes 2014

BBDO Worldwide was crowned Agency Network of the Year at this year’s Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity. The Spikes Asia...
Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Co-operative Insurance Company Limited, the third largest network in Sri Lanka, launched a new insurance plan “Samagi Yathaartha”...
Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Having thrown one of the hottest parties of 2013 with the AXE Provoke Fallen Angels night, AXE is all set to outdo itself...

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